Composition and Profile

The Supervisory Board’s composition follows the profile, which aims for an appropriate combination of knowledge and experience among its members encompassing marketing, manufacturing, technology, financial, economic, social, quality & regulatory and legal aspects of international business and government and public administration in relation to the global and multi-product character of Philips’ businesses.


The Supervisory Board pays great value to diversity in its composition. More particular it aims for having members with an European and a non-European background (nationality, working experience or otherwise), at least 30% male and at least 30% female members and one or more members with an executive or similar position in business or society no longer than 5 years ago.